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Obama to tackle jobs, deficit in speech

Aug 30 2011 18:45
Reuters
Minneapolis - US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday he would lay out proposals to both boost US job creation and lower the country’s budget deficit.

“Next week, I’ll be speaking to the nation about a plan to create jobs and reduce our deficit - a plan I want to see passed in Congress,” he said in prepared remarks at the annual conference of the American Legion, a veterans organisation.
unemployment  |  us debt  |  economy  |  recession

 
 
 

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